Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/19/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games.

AAA

The Result: Indianapolis won 6-4 against Louisville.

-Jose Tabata went 1 for 5 with a homer.

-Argenis Diaz went 1 for 4.

-Brad Lincoln pitched five innings, allowing four runs on six hits, with a walk and three strikeouts to get his fourth win at AAA.

Other Game Notes: Phil Dumatrait pitched two perfect innings in relief, with one strikeout. Jeff Sues, who was just promoted to AAA, pitched 0.2 innings, allowing one hit, and striking out two. Robinzon Diaz, playing first base, went 2 for 4 with a homer.

AA

The Result: Altoona lost 6-5 to Harrisburg.

-Gorkys Hernandez went 1 for 4.

-Pedro Alvarez went 2 for 4 with his tenth homer of the season at AA.

-Tim Alderson pitched six innings, allowing four runs (three earned) on six hits, with two walks and six strikeouts.

Other Game Notes: Brian Friday went 1 for 5. Alderson also hit a homer, his second of the season.

A+

The Result: Lynchburg won 6-5 against Salem.

-Chase d’Arnaud went 1 for 5 with a run.

-Bryan Morris pitched six innings, allowing one unearned run on three hits, with two walks and two strikeouts, getting the win.

Other Game Notes: Kris Watts went 4 for 5. Jordy Mercer went 2 for 5 with a double. Josh Harrison and Matt Hague each went 1 for 5.

A

The Result: West Virginia lost 9-2 against Asheville.

-Robbie Grossman went 0 for 5 with three strikeouts.

-Tony Sanchez did not play.

-Starling Marte went 0 for 4 with a walk.

-Brett Lorin pitched 4.1 innings, allowing five runs (two earned) on four hits, with six walks and three strikeouts.

Other Game Notes: Calvin Anderson went 1 for 2 with two walks.

A-

The Result: State College lost 6-1 to Brooklyn.

Game Notes: State College recorded just three hits, with Aaron Baker and Pat Irvine each getting a hit. Nelson Pereira pitched four innings, allowing one earned run on four hits, with three walks and a strikeout.

GCL

The Result: Bradenton lost 12-11 to the GCL Blue Jays.

-Wes Freeman did not play.

-Gift Ngoepe did not play.

-Ramon Cabrera went 1 for 5.

Other Game Notes: Benji Gonzalez went 2 for 4. Andrew Walker went 3 for 4 with a homer. Rogelios Noris went 2 for 5 with a double, a triple, and three RBIs.

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